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Janet Yellen: crypto is used mainly for illicit financing Research: 0.34% of Crypto transactions are for illicit purposes 🧐

MARKET WRAP: The price per 1 BTC fell but bullishness is still abundant. “Bitcoin will almost certainly continue upward eventually, but everything needs to pause here and there,” said an FX broker market analyst. Report by @danielcawrey 

UPDATE: “The miner is mining their own chain and trying to overtake the legitimate chain,” said @reubenyap  of @zcoinofficial  @bnpowers8rt '>Rep @bnpowers8rt  by

Pornhub adds more cryptocurrencies to its payment options, mow accepts XRP, DOGE, BNB and USDC. by @realDannyNelson 

DeFi project @iearnfinance  is weighing whether to up the total supply of $YFI by 6,666 tokens. A community vote could happen soon. @BradyDale  reports

Proposed crypto wallet rule among those frozen by Biden pending review, lawyer says. by @KReyofCoinDesk 

NEW: @Michael_S_Barr , a former @USTreasury  official and onetime @Ripple  board member, is likely to become the next banking regulator running the @USOCC . @nikhileshde  reports

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JUST IN: Half of two-time pro-bowler @RussellOkung’s contract with the @Panthers  is getting paid out in #bitcoin  via @JackMallers ' @ln_strike . @wsfoxley  reports

SCOOP: Fintech giant @PayPal  plans to offer direct sales of cryptocurrency to its 325 million users, according to three people familiar with the matter. @IanAllison123  reports

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, has officially gone public with his belief cryptocurrency offers an improved alternative to conventional money.

IN DEPTH: Nigerian banks financially marooned @feminist_co  when it used donations to fund nation-wide protests against police brutality. Now, the group is using #bitcoin  and @BtcpayServer  to help finance the #EndSars  movement. @AsILayHodling  reports

BREAKING: @Microsoft  is launching the first decentralized infrastructure implementation by a major tech company to be built directly on the bitcoin blockchain. Report by @La__Cuen 

BREAKING: In his first major comments on blockchain, Chinese President Xi Jinping said the country should implement the technology across the economy, reports @wsfoxley .

JUST IN: All eligible @PayPal  accountholders in the U.S. can now buy, hold and sell cryptocurrency, the company announced Thursday. @zackseward  reports

Blackrock has given two of its funds the go-ahead to invest in bitcoin futures. by @realDannyNelson 

"Let me just basically say how impressed I am by Ethereum, full stop, period." @CFTC  Chairman@CFTCspox  at . #investeth 

SCOOP: U.S. banking powerhouse @GoldmanSachs  has issued an RFI to explore digital asset custody and will enter the market soon, according to a source inside the bank. @IanAllison123  reports

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